SVO Uninvites San Jose Vice Mayor From Seattle Trip to Make Room for Mayor Sam Liccardo

Sam Liccardo almost had to stay home from a business delegation to Seattle—until the SVO, invoking Beyoncé, gave him an out.

Will SVO Schism Undermine Group’s Political Influence?

Infighting at the Silicon Valley Organization (SVO)—neé San Jose-Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce—finally reached a breaking point.

Don Rocha Holds Narrow Lead Over Pierluigi Oliverio in Santa Clara County Supervisor Race

Don Rocha is hanging onto narrow lead over Pierluigi Oliverio for the runner-up spot in Santa Clara County’s District 4 supervisor race.

Op-Ed: Don Rocha Deserves Your Vote for County Supervisor

An activist and housing rights advocate urges voters to elect Don Rocha as Santa Clara County supervisor.

June Primary 2018: Meet the Candidates Running for San Jose’s Only Open Council Seat

A crowded field of six candidates has emerged in the June primary race for San Jose’s District 9 council seat.

San Jose City Council Considers Whether to Give Mayor More Say Over Taxpayer-Funded Travel

San Jose’s City Council on Tuesday will consider a proposal by Mayor Sam Liccardo to restrict taxpayer-funded travel.

SVO Apologizes Amid Backlash Over ‘Sexist,’ ‘Tone Deaf’ Email

The Silicon Valley Organization issued a public apology for the way it defended a political candidate accused of sexual harassment.

SVO Loses Members Over Response to Political Mailer

The Silicon Valley Organization drew flak for the way it responded to a campaign mailer about a candidate endorsed by its PAC.

San Jose Weighs Compromise on Union-Backed Measure Requiring Local Hires, Prevailing Wages

Developers would have to pay prevailing wages and hire local workers for subsidized projects under a proposed compromise measure.

Candidates Vie for LGBTQ Support in Bid to Succeed Santa Clara County Supe Ken Yeager

Several people running to replace Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager made their case Thursday for the BAYMEC endorsement.